Date: Wed, 26 Oct 1994 13:15:56 EDT From: Larry Horn Subject: Re: Larry Davis: a gentleman and scholar of the old school On John Baugh's query re equivalents to the "'hood" use of H[ome] T[raining]-- In the African American community, saying that someone had good "HT" or worse, that someone "ain't got no HT" is a way of distinguishing those who are considerate of others, and those who simply lack such training. Are there comparable expressions in the white community (in the U.S. or elsewhere?) --sounds similar to the French "bien elev'e(e)". I don't know any colloquial English equivalent in the white community. Larry